Stories

December 17, 2016

It’s Out! AWBF 2017 Preview Program

We hope you will love the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival program, but which bits will you love most?  Would it be the amazing display […]
November 20, 2016

Come Join the Fun – Volunteer at the AWBF

Once every two years, we present the biggest, happiest free party you’ve ever see on the Hobart waterfront.  You’ll see hundreds of beautiful wooden boats boats […]
November 20, 2016

Build Your Own Boat – and Take It Home for Free

Here’s the offer: Gather a group of young people who would like to go home from the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival with a brand new […]
November 20, 2016

How Do We Look?

There’ s lot to see at the AWBF, but we also need people to see us before the event, and that’s where a long tradition of […]
November 20, 2016

Hobart Is a Welcome Port for AWBF

Evening in Hobart at the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival.  Photo: Bruce Smart. Lord Mayor Sue Hickey was on point recently at Princes Wharf One to […]
November 20, 2016

To Sail a Tall Ship

Right, this is what everyone has been waiting for – how do you get yourself aboard one of those beautiful Tall Ships during the MyState Australian […]
November 20, 2016

Stamp Magic at the AWBF

We were charmed by artist Kaye Green’s beautiful little linocut stamps, when she approached us earlier this year.  These are part of her Tiger Track Project, […]
November 20, 2016

Get Your Accommodation Here

It happens every time.  When the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival comes around every two years, you can bet we’ll be receiving dozens of calls to […]
November 20, 2016

Gardner Celebration at AWBF 2017

Gardner Celebration at AWBF 2017 Reliable, economical and admired the world over, Gardner diesels have been powering trains, buses and boats since 1903. They were even […]